Refractive error

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Partha's story

Partha Mukherjee teaches Mathematics and offered his support for a Sightsavers eye health initiative when approached by a community worker.

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Madhabi’s story

In 2017 Madhabi Jana played the key role in organising an eye health camp by obtaining permission from the headmaster of the local school for the venue.

Vinay overcomes refractive error
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Vinay overcomes refractive error

Aside from reading and writing independently, he has started standing second in class…

Venkatesh overcomes refractive error
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Venkatesh overcomes refractive error

Venkatesh, an 8-year-old who studies in the third standard of the Government School in Kalguntte Agrahara, Bangalore...

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Young shutterbugs with newly restored vision

When a digital camera came handy to Vinay Kumar, a 14-year-old boy who had just recovered from his visual imparity...